- Division of Basic and Integrative Biological Sciences – DBIB
- Review Branch:
- Molecular Genetics and Genomics – MGG
- Study Section:
- Therapeutic Approaches to Genetic Diseases – TAG
Dr. Karobi Moitra received her Ph.D. in zoology at the University of Burdwan in India. She did her post-doctoral training in biochemistry at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS), and in cancer biology at the National Cancer Institute (NCI). During her tenure at USUHS and the NCI, Dr. Moitra focused on multidrug resistance in cancer with special emphasis on P-glycoprotein and ABC transporters. While at the NCI she received the Fellows Award for Research Excellence (FARE) and served as a member of the NCI, Center for Cancer Research (CCR) Fellows and Young Investigators Committee. Prior to joining CSR, she was a Clare Boothe Luce Associate Professor of Molecular Biology at Trinity Washington University in Washington, DC. Dr. Moitra has authored several books and contributed numerous book chapters in the scientific and educational fields and is committed to inclusion and diversity in STEM. She has mentored underrepresented minority students and served as a mentor in the NCI’s Sallie Rosen Kaplan program for female scientists.